Mightier than the Sword

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Side Quest: Mightier than the Sword
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Starting Location
Mercian Royal Crypt
Given By
Ghostly Scribe
Return quill and ask for reward:
Sentient Ring ♦ 1400xp

Return quill and ask for information:
Potion of Epic Death Ward ♦ 1700xp ♦ Reveals the hidden location of the Necromancer (not needed to combat him)

Attack Ghostly Scribe:

Related Quests

Mightier than the Sword is a quest given to you by Ghostly Scribe at Mercian Royal Crypt.

Quest Overview

Quest #: 57 - Completable

A phantasm roams the library, refusing to acknowledge his demise. Talking with him will reveal he has lost his Ancient Quill Pen, and can do nothing more until it is returned. He offers information on the Necromancer currently in control of the crypt.

Quest Steps

  1. Speak with the Ghostly Scribe.
  2. Choose to help the ghost or attack.
  3. Locate the Ancient Quill Pen within the crypt.
  4. Return to the library.
  5. Decide whether you want a reward or information.


Mercian Royal CryptGhostly Scribe

Detailed Walkthrough

The Ancient Quill Pen can be found in a secret chamber behind the second room on the right in the southern hallway of the crypt. Look for a crack in the most western corner of the secret chamber.


Quest Rewards

Return quill and ask for reward:


Return quill and ask for information:


Attack Ghostly Scribe:


  • Nothing

Related Quests

No directly related quests are currently known.


  • Defeating the Necromancer will result in approximately halfing the number of Wraiths attacking you in the inner areas of the crypt. However, the ambush in the initial trap room is not affected.
  • When accompanied by Hirge, she will warn you for offering help to the Ghostly Scribe and tells you that their plan might be regrettable and that The Three might come for them.You will then be given a choice whether to help or attack the Scribe.
  • If you were able to find and obtain the Ghostly Scribe's Ancient Quill Pen before you even get the task, your conversation with him will look as if you've gotten the quest early on and immediately be rewarded.